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Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24, 2020 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Dec. 5, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
A Jazz New Year's Eve: Branford MarsalisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 31 Ring in 2020 in style when our always popular A Jazz New Year’s Eve returns to the Terrace Theater.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15, 2020
Native Art Market 2019Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Dec. 7 – 8
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
The Second City's Love, FactuallyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 5 – 29
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Dec. 5, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26, 2020
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Dec. 6 – 29
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22